This recap describes a gathering of nearly 80 participants for a symposium at KHI on August 29, 2017, to hear from national and state experts who are dealing with the opioid crisis. Andrew Kolodny, M.D., opened the day with a keynote presentation, followed by panel discussions focusing on Prescribing and Treatment, as well as Enforcement and Regulation.
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The Kansas Health Institute supports effective policymaking through nonpartisan research, education and engagement. KHI believes evidence-based information, objective analysis and civil dialogue enable policy leaders to be champions for a healthier Kansas. Established in 1995 with a multiyear grant from the Kansas Health Foundation, KHI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization based in Topeka.